Data from: A new Upper Cretaceous titanosaur nesting site from La Rioja (NW Argentina), with implications for titanosaur nesting strategies

E. Martin Hechenleitner, Lucas E. Fiorelli, Gerald Grellet-Tinner, Léa Leuzinger, Giorgio Basilici, Jeremías R. A. Taborda, Sergio R. De La Vega & Carlos A. Bustamante
Cretaceous titanosaur nesting sites are currently known only from Europe, Asia and South America. In the latter, only the Auca Mahuevo and Sanagasta nesting sites have been confidently assigned to this clade of sauropod dinosaurs. Here we report the discovery of the first eggs and egg clutches found at Tama, a new Upper Cretaceous fossiliferous locality in the Los Llanos Formation, Sierra de Los Llanos (La Rioja, NW Argentina). At least five egg clutches, several...

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  • 2016

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  • Bernardino Rivadavia Natural Sciences Museum